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Private School That Turned Away a Girl In a Wheelchair is Being Investigated

5 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Harper Oates is a 5-year-old girl who was born with a spinal injury that left her a quadriplegic. After testing, she was found to have the same or higher cognitive abilities as other children her age and plans were made for Harper to join her older sisters at a private school in their town of Brooklyn, MA, called Park… Read more...

Today’s Google Doodle Pays Tribute To A Badass Disability Advocate

38 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Ed Roberts, a disability activist so epic his wheelchair is in the Smithsonian. Roberts, who would have been 78 today, contracted polio at age 14 and was paralyzed from the neck down. He only had movement in one finger. Due to his condition, he had to use a wheelchair and slept in an 800-pound iron lung. Show More Summary

A Little Sunshine Goes a Long Way

1 hour agoArts : Yanko Design

A Little Sunshine Goes a Long Way Sweet, sweet sunshine was the inspiration behind this innovative, hybrid hospital bed/wheelchair design by Lirong Yang. Just a bit of sun can go a long way...

Scenes from the Women’s March on Washington

The Women’s March on Washington, yesterday: women, men, girls, boys, trans people, old, young, black, white, brown, Asian, gay, straight, sighted, blind, babies in strollers, people in wheelchairs, people with walkers, immigrants, second-generationers,...Show More Summary

Police Release Video Connected To Fatal Shooting Of 68-Year-Old Woman

Vivian Marrow was rolling in her wheelchair near her Southeast apartment when she was killed in broad daylight on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. [ more › ]

Video shows gunfight that left Southeast D.C. woman dead

D.C. police released surveillance video showing two men in a gunfight in Southeast Washington that left Vivian Marrow, 68, dead. Marrow was shot on the sidewalk in her wheelchair.

Police surveillance video shows gunman in shooting of woman in wheelchair

Police still investigating fatal shooting of Vivian Marrow, 68, loved in her neighborhood

Sunset Crater, Arizona

Climbing to the rim has been closed for decades. Hikers were doing too much damage. I did the partly wheelchair accessible 1-mile (1.6km) trail Lava Flow Trail and some of the 1-mile (1.6km) Lenox Crater Trail. Both were snowy. But … Continue reading ?

Family of slain woman in wheelchair call for killer to surrender

The family of Vivian Marrow, a grandmother in a wheelchair who was killed on a D.C. street on Jan. 16, are issuing calls for the perpetrator to turn themselves in.

Morning Roundup: Scalpers Might Have To Use Inauguration Tickets Themselves

Beloved woman in wheelchair killed in crossfire, Trump EPA nominee's impact on the Chesapeake, and more. [ more › ]

Woman in wheelchair killed in gunfight in Southeast D.C.

Vivian Marrow, a Southeast Washington resident, was killed Jan. 16 after two people exchanged gunfire and she was hit.

‘Literally — On Her Last Legs!’ Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols Confined To Wheelchair

STAR Trek star Nichelle Nichols looks ready to be beamed up — to heaven! Confined to a wheelchair since a stroke robbed her of her mobility on her right side… READ ON

Man, 82, badly burned in Lower East Side apartment building fire

last weekNews : NY Daily News

An 82-year-old man in a wheelchair was badly burned and is fighting to survive.

Sad reason modeling agencies won't sign this gorgeous model

"They [a model agency] said, 'You are very pretty, and we love your photos, but unfortunately we don't think the market is ready for models with disabilities,'" Alexandra Kutas said. Kutas is Ukraine's first model in a wheelchair. "I...Show More Summary

Prisoners With Physical Disabilities Are Forgotten And Neglected in America

For prisoners with physical disabilities, life behind bars can mean exclusion, neglect, and even solitary confinement. Dean Westwood arrived at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Oregon in a wheelchair. Prison officials required him to surrender his property, submit to a search, and agree to administrative procedures like finger printing. Show More Summary

Get Ya Granny: Video Of Wheelchair Woman Smoking A Fat Blunt On The Train Goes Viral

Video Of Wheelchair-Bound Woman Smoking Joint On Train Goes Viral A video of a wheelchair-bound elderly woman smoking a blunt on a NY train has gone viral. The isht talking granny is seen rolling a joint on the M

Salute to SafariSeat – An ingenious all-terrain wheelchair for the disabled in developing countries

London-based social enterprise Uji recently came up with an innovative and highly durable wheelchair for the disabled inhabiting developing countries. Named SafariSeat, this all-terrain wheelchair happens to be Uji’s first project. A social enterprise company having resolved to make a real, honest difference, Uji operates on open-source principles. Show More Summary

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